Valerie Gribben (born c. 1986 in Montgomery) is a author and assistant professor of pediatric medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Gribben's second novel, The Fairytale Trilogy, was published while Gribben was in medical school at UAB on October 1, 2010, and includes Fairytale along with two new books, The Emperor's Realm and The Three Crowns.
After obtaining her M.D., Gribben completed residencies in pediatric medicine at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University. She continues to write for national periodicals. She married Andrew Chang in 2018.
- Hansen, Jeff (February 24, 2011) "Getting cozy in a softly spun fairytale." The Birmingham News
- Valerie Gribben website